Former Prize Winners
Philip O’Leary, An Underground Theatre: Major Playwrights in the Irish Language 1930-80. University College Dublin Press.
Ray Cashman, Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border. University of Wisconsin Press.
Anne O’Dowd, Straw, Hay, & Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition. Irish Academic Press.
Nicholas Wolf, An Irish-Speaking Island: State, Religion, Community, and the Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770-1870. University of Wisconsin Press.
Colin Graham, Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography. Belfast Exposed.
Robert Kanigel, On an Irish Island. Knopf.
Jack Morgan, New World Irish. Palgrave MacMillan.
Jennifer Keating-Miller, Language, Identity and Liberation in Contemporary Irish Literature. Palgrave MacMillan.
Gerry Smyth, Music in Irish Cultural History. Irish Academic Press.
Harry White, Music and the Irish Literary Imagination. Oxford University Press.
Clair Wills, That Neutral Island: A Cultural History of Ireland During the Second World War. Harvard University Press.
David Stifter, Sengoídelc: Old Irish for Beginners. Syracuse University Press.
Tony Crowley, Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland, 1537-2004. Oxford University Press.
James MacKillop (Honorable Mention), Myths and Legends of the Celts. Penguin.
Philip O’Leary, Gaelic Prose in the Irish Free State. Pennsylvania State University Press.
Helen M. Burke, Riotous Performances: The Struggle for Hegemony in the Irish Theatre, 1712-1784. University of Notre Dame Press.
Ben Levitas, The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism, 1890-1916. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Ina Ferris (Honorable Mention), The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland. Cambridge University Press.
Sebastian D. G. Knowles, The Dublin Helix. University of Florida Press.
Maureen Waters, Crossing Highbridge. Syracuse University Press.
Eamonn Wall, From the Sin-E Café to the Black Hills. University of Wisconsin Press.
Tony Crowley, The Politics of Language in Ireland, l366-l922: A Sourcebook. Oxford University Press.
Maria Tymoczko, Translation in a Postcolonial Context: Early Irish Literature in English Translation. St. Jerome Publishing.